John McKenna

4 May 1842–20 February 1920 (Age 77)
City of Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of John

When John McKenna was born on 4 May 1842, in City of Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada, his father, Patrick McKenna, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 22. He married Rose McGillick on 29 April 1867, in Sangamon, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Hume Township, Slope, North Dakota, United States in 1920 and Hume Township, Whiteside, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 20 February 1920, in Whiteside, Illinois, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Sterling, Whiteside, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John McKenna
1842–1920
Mary Elizabeth Trulock
1864–1923
Marriage: 3 February 1885
George McKenna
1885–1886
James Roy McKenna
1887–1979
Charles Edward McKenna
1889–1952
Sarah Elizabeth Mckenna
1892–1968
Joseph Jay Patrick McKenna
1894–1967
Florence K McKenna
1896–
Lloyd William McKenna
1898–1989
Nellie G McKenna
1901–1967
Harry Eugene McKenna
1904–1981
Martin Treadwell McKenna
1906–1961

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 February 1885Dora Township, Moultrie, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1855
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries: 1855: Macon, Illinois, United States
    1863
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 10669;2007: 19948; 2010: 27491)Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Kieran, Aidan, Caitlin, Eamon, Eamonn, Seamus, Siobhan, Aileen, Colum, Donal, John Patrick.Irish and Scottish: variant of McKinney 1. McKenna (Gaelic Mac Cinaedha) was the surname of an Irish chieftain family in northwest Monaghan, barony of Trough.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    McKinney

    Sources (12)

    • John Mccanna, "United States Census, 1880"
    • John McKanna, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • John Mckenna in entry for Nellie G Traynor, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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